Q&A: Controlling ‘inflammaging,’ inflammation that occurs with aging

A team at the CRCHUM—Université de Montréal’s hospital research center—has discovered a new function for proteins responsible for DNA repair in the control of an inflammatory response in aging cells, also known as senescent cells, which accumulate over time. In their study published today in EMBO Reports, the researchers say understanding this new function will […]

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Study finds people walk faster, report being healthier, when they walk with a purpose

Walking with a purpose—especially walking to get to work—makes people walk faster and consider themselves to be healthier, a new study has found. The study, published online earlier this month in the Journal of Transport and Health, found that walking for different reasons yielded different levels of self-rated health. People who walked primarily to places […]

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